National Brain Tumor Society event participants are working hard to raise funds– and we appreciate everything you do in the fight against brain tumors. Each fundraising challenge is offered to help maximize your individual and team fundraising efforts toward reaching your goals – plus a little friendly competition never hurt! The fundraising prizes are our way of saying “THANK YOU!” 

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Individual Fundraising Prizes (prizes are not cumulative; one prize per participant):

  • Your 2020 Participant T-Shirt – Just Register for the walk and raise a minimum of $100 by 5/31 and you will receive yours in the mail!

  • Raise $500 – $999 on your personal fundraising page by 5/31 to earn a NBTS long-sleeved tee.

  • Raise $1000-$2499 on your personal fundraising page by 5/31 to earn a full zip NBTS branded hooded sweatshirt.
     NBTS Hoodie
  • Raise $2500 – $4999 on your personal fundraising page by 5/31 to earn a NBTS branded Traverse Half Zip (longsleeve, moisture wicking).
      Traverse Half-Zip
  • Raise $5000+ on your personal fundraising page by 5/31 to earn a NBTS branded high-quality anorak jacket (hooded, water resistant). 
Note: All participants who raise $100 or more will receive an event day t-shirt in addition to any fundraising prizes they qualify for. $500+ prizes are not cumulative; one prize per participant. Qualification will be based on the dollars raised on your individual fundraising page as of 5/31. You will receive a survey via email to indicate which prize you would like and it will be mailed, with your t-shirt, directly to your home in the weeks to follow.

Team Fundraising Prizes:

Team Spirit KitEvery team that raises $5,000 by 4/16 will qualify for a Team Spirit Kit!

All teams that collectively raise $5,000 or more by 4/16, will be mailed a Team Spirit Kit for use during their personal celebration of the 2021 virtual event. The kit will contain many of the items you would normally see on event day; balloons, a team banner, NBTS tattoos, among other goodies! We ask that you document your team spirit in photos and videos and share them to social media using the hashtags, #NBTSWalk2021 #NBTSRace2021 #NBTSRide2021. We cannot be together in person, but this community is always together in spirit!

*Please note, NBTS is not suggesting that your team gather to commemorate the 2021 event. Please follow CDC guidelines and adhere to safe gathering practices.




Butterfly Release Every team that raises $10,000 or more by April 4, 2021 is eligible to receive an at-home butterfly release!

Butterflies will be shipped directly to the team captain or a person of your team's choosing - may we suggest your team honoree? 

 Vibrant Wings Butterflies is USDA regulated. They responsibly raise butterflies in their private gardens and will only ship species native to your area. The butterflies are not harmed during shipping. Upon release into the environment, your butterflies will repopulate and support the ecological lifecycle.

Please visit the Vibrant Wings Butterfly website for more information: